State police arrested 3 men allegedly attempting to bring heroin from CT to Maine

Car was pulled over for an unreadable license plate.

Photo courtesy Massachusetts State Police

LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) –  Three men were arrested in Longmeadow after they allegedly attempted to bring heroin from Connecticut to Maine.

According to Massachusetts State Police Media Relations, State police assigned to the Springfield barracks stopped a Chevy Tracker for operating with an unreadable license plate on I-91 in Longmeadow on Friday.

The driver, a 31-year-old from Maine, and the two passengers, a 39-year-old from Springfield and a 26-year-old from Maine, were arrested after police searched their car and found a load of heroin.

The three men are facing numerous charges including trafficking in heroin and conspiracy to violate drug laws.

The driver is also charged with driving without a license and not having a visible license plate. All three of the men were taken to the Springfield State Police barracks, where they were booked and held on $25,000 bail each.